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Robert "Bob" Louthan

November 30, 1927 — May 18, 2022

Robert "Bob" Louthan

Robert “Bob” Louthan, age 94, of Kearney, Nebraska formerly of Edison, Nebraska passed away on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at Kearney Regional Hospital of Kearney, Nebraska. He was born on November 30, 1927 in Furnas County, Nebraska to Virgil and Fern (Gibson) Louthan.

Bob served his country in the United States Navy from March of 1946 to December of 1947. Following his discharge the family settled in Loomis, Nebraska. He worked as a truck driver for Holdrege Seed & Farm Supply for many years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Patricia Louthan, Barbara Louthan, Ruth Dutton, sons John, Larry, and Richard Louthan, daughter-in-law Becki Louthan, grandson Thaddeus Louthan, and sister Dorothy Ross.

Survivors include son Randal Louthan of Loomis, Nebraska, Cheryl (Tom) Gentzler of Indianola, Iowa, nine grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, and many extended family members and friends.

Bob was a member of the Edison American Legion and the First United Methodist Church of Holdrege, Nebraska.

Viewing and visitation will be one hour before time of service at the church. Funeral service will be Saturday, May 28, 2022 at 11 AM at the First United Methodist Church of Holdrege, Nebraska with Pastor Mark Christ, officiating. Interment will be at the Edison Cemetery, Edison, Nebraska. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly suggests a donation to a charity of your choice. Wenburg Funeral Home of Arapahoe, Nebraska is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences and personal reflections may be left at wenburgfuneralhome.com

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Funeral Service

Saturday, May 28, 2022

Starts at 11:00am (Central time)

First United Methodist Church

604 West Avenue, Holdrege, NE 68949

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Burial

Saturday, May 28, 2022

Starts at 2:00pm (Central time)

Military Rites by Edison American Legion

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